The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Support Engineer
Rank 124 126 136
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Support Engineer 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.12% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.13% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £164 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £215 £260
% change year-on-year
+97.67% -17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.66%
Senior Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2223 2319 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.92% 91.70% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1047 1004
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Support Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 1 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Senior Support Engineer
South East

Senior Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Support Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN

Senior Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) SS7
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) 2G
1 1 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (25.00%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix